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Blog Archive for daniel during October 2003

Bill Joy says, "If I were to propose one thing that we as the human race need to do, I'd say we can't let the future just happen anymore. " Oh, and did we mention, if you act now, you can have a free iPod . But seriously, what does Joy expect us to do as we take control of our future? In Also in Java Today we link to a Fortune magazine interview titled Joy after Sun . Joy is not clear,...
Internationalizing your application is not just a matter of translating the words and checking with a native speaker that there aren't nuances you may have missed. You should also think about organizing the components on the screen so the flow is more natural. In Also in Java Today we link to John Zukowski's Java Tech Tip Component Orientation in Swing User Interface . John explains that the...
JavaCC, the Java Compiler Compiler, was open-sourced in June here on java.net. Their project has been one of the most popular over the last few months. The homepage describes JavaCC as a tool that reads a grammar specification and converts it to a Java program that can recognize matches to the grammar. In addition to the parser generator itself, JavaCC provides other standard capabilities...